Jul 29

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-29

  • I must say…this Murray River Salt from Australia is something else: http://t.co/sY8pmtdN #
  • This article discusses that hangouts aren't popular because of lack of a directing activity during them. (Psst. RPGs) http://t.co/8UehQG2G #
  • Yikes! RT @DaphneUn: Dinner-making accident. http://t.co/ue5sAdL0 #
  • And…kicking off Mountain Lion Installer to download and run overnight. *fingers crossed* #
  • Asked new guy with a Windows Phone (that he's had for months) to go snap a pic of printer setting sticker. He couldn't. Win cam app fail. #
  • He finally figured out what unlabeled button to push, and couldn't get the portrait/landscape to lock so he could read it. Also, no focus. #
  • So I had him give me his phone…I also struggled to figure it out. Every time I think other OS's are nipping at the iOS heels…um, no. #
  • Final chapter: I gave him my 4S – he's never used and iPhone – and he snapped the pic, in focus, and read it in about 20 seconds. #
  • The way @brantsteen felt the other day about virtualenv is the way I feel today about CSS3 Media Queries. #almostTooEasy #
  • Sad that Udi's Cafe in Aurora has scared all their customers by not knowing the difference between antifreeze and FDA-approved flavorings. #
  • Woken up by hudeous screams at 2:20 – look outside to see a coyote staking a pet dog on the street corner. Awful screams. #doggotaway #
  • Here's a vid from someone else, but it was these same sounds that woke me as the coyote chased the fox at 2AM: http://t.co/IMcGOCYi #
  • Augmented Reality + Gamification taken to a classic sci-fi extreme: http://t.co/71FvtmZR #
  • If you haven't seen this dual-kinect-driven dubstep augmented reality performance, you are missing out: http://t.co/xzeXfSvI #
  • CaptSpec comment of the day: "People can do cool stuff when they know what they are doing." Me: "How do they learn?" Him: "The Internet." #
Jul 22

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-22

  • Nice try hipster dude playing digeiridoo on the corner for money, but your shoes give you away… #
  • "People may choose to use Bing because they don’t like Google. But no one’s going to choose the second-best adaptive learning platform." #
  • Oh timezones. They seem to be everyone's bane today! #
  • Is the new sign of being a regular at a place when your phone auto-connects to the wi-fi there? #
  • Really glad I stopped going to the Aurora Mall many years ago. Really sad that the fears that made me do so eventually bore fruit. πŸ™ #
  • I am very impressed with how well represented @grahamwalmsley is in the ENnie voting this year. Dang, man! Felt like 1/2 the categories! #
  • "The Equilibrium of Ideas" is a phrase that I can't get out of my head. Nice one, @bafadam . #
  • I know I am ready for the weekend when I try to log in to my work systems as 'cyface'! #
  • The Secret Life of Scientists and Engineers! http://t.co/9wnO0AWf #
  • Gave Google App Engine a solid try again. Way, way insane setup to try to use any modules makes it useless. Just like last time I tried it. #
  • Maurice prepares to meet the grill. (Named by fishmonger, not me!) http://t.co/vkLTkbyr #
  • Found a large (deceased) moth on the porch this morning. I think this is a hummingbird moth. http://t.co/xskrWoBH #
Jul 15

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-15

  • I learned a couple handy tricks (-u) in the free "Try Git" course at @codeschool. http://t.co/LrNA6OSj #
  • Wow – GM to flip from 90% oursourcing to 10%, and go from 4k+ datacenters to 2. http://t.co/rgIHmXXN #
  • The answers on Quora continue to intrigue me. http://t.co/5mEMsPFx #
  • The intro lick to Skrillex's "Devil's Den" may be the most addictive loop I've listened to in years. #
  • Reality Check: http://t.co/KFFzEFgD #
  • Good morning. I hope to be very productive today. Cheers to productivity! *starts drinking at 6AM* #
  • Script pitch review site lets letting people contribute with short amounts of time, and runs on a good vibes economy: http://t.co/Pdi7TArb #
  • I now declare myself well-versed in Django Class-Based Views. #
  • Hail Sagan: http://t.co/usq1XEAk #
  • My highest food reccomendation in years goes to The Universal in Denver Northwest. Just excellent. http://t.co/2BqOvgdo http://t.co/ezHa0k2w #
  • I have to say, all my reading lately makes me respect James Madison more and more. The Morrill Act, 150 years later. http://t.co/4gtf63C #
Jul 08

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-08

  • If you are using jQueryMobile, beware the cache. It really likes to cache things for you: trying-to-be-helpful but OMG-the-security-gaps. #
  • Homeade kohlrabi pickles. 1) Peel 2) Slice 3) Add seasoned rice vinegar right out of the bottle. 4) Add pepper flakes. http://t.co/c964wnPY #
  • Dang, @CenturyLinkCO internet outage persists…hope it is fixed in the morning! #ThankHeavensFor4G #
  • Dang, @CenturyLinkCO internet outage continues this morning…hope it is fixed today! #ThankHeavensFor4G #
  • Well, after a perusal of the news, I'm super grateful it's my internet that is down and not my power. #sorrynortheast πŸ™ #
  • Wow, @CenturyLinkCO internet service is still down. #FirstWorldProblems #AtLeastWeHavePower #TimeToPicnicAnyway #
  • Hop vines feel like cat tongues! Happy 4th! http://t.co/GGFKgBmL #
  • Whew! @CenturyLinkCO internet was working when I got home. #Saved #
  • Barista at UCD coffee shop "The Lift" has "BOOK WORM" knuckle tattoo. #Excellent #
  • Yay! Finally some rain! #
  • Drummed through all of The White Stripes' Icky Thump. Hello weekend! #Tired #SoMuchCymbalCrashing #
  • Was impressed until he broke into "Cliffs of Dover"…then I was irrationally, angily envious: 100 riffs in one take: http://t.co/33scBLnW #
  • "A diploma is worth money, an education is not." RT @TheEconomist: Almost anyone in China can buy a fake degree http://t.co/707TV5sr #
  • If you needed a reminder we have a truly global economy, watch the credits of "Brave". #
  • Hitting the wall of equilibrium this week where the feel-good of working out balances the ever-present soreness, ad opposed to beating it… #
  • I don't live in Seattle or I'd try these Manju! RT @NPRWeekend: Business man turned candy-man for Japanese treats. http://t.co/bo9dToMs #
  • "The 80's destroyed our future in every way. Financially, higher education, and fashion. Only the music is a mixed bag." – @Kim_Stone #
Jul 01

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-07-01

  • Pretty impressed with my Yamaha THR-10 amp after upgrading guitar to "DEATHBUCKER" aluminum pickups. πŸ™‚ Was too muddy with the stock ones. #
  • 40! I made it! 4 decades! Wooooooooooooooo! #
  • Thanks for the birthday wishes, all!!! #
  • Whew! A+ on my final econ paper despite not following the syllabus instructions! #oops #
  • Folks, I need ideas on how to bring education to the smartphone. I need to mix newsfeeds/twitter with real education. #
  • 2 years ago today for my birthday, my family took me to the Flying W ranch in Colorado Springs, which just burned down. πŸ™ #waldocanyonfire #
  • Excellent quote from Will Allen about perfection. http://t.co/9bsErcUA #Kindle #
  • Thinking about emotion and education today. Music is a powerful emotional manipulator and memory trigger along with smell. How to leverage? #
  • The crazy death bunt of doom! http://t.co/A2UAog4B #
  • What a sunset! http://t.co/3CX0s8vl #
  • The seething mass if humanity, preparing for the rain of fire……works. http://t.co/We766Z7Y #
  • Just talked to my brother, who is working 12 hours a day patrolling fire zones against looters.

    Because, you know, America. #

Jun 24

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-24

  • Meelo may be the best character in Korra. "Taste my Fury!!!!" #
  • Very sad I missed Denver ComicCon. Relieved to have my final economics paper done. #
  • I have successfully cleaned all the dead moths out of the fireplace. Boy decided it was too gross a task to even be in the same room with. #
  • Shimmed hinge on front door so that deadbolt lines up cleanly. #FathersDayPunchList #
  • Germany sets solar power production record, 20 gigawatts! http://t.co/6iNYx0cD #
  • First time as a patient at a teaching hospital. HIGHLY AMUSING. I feel like in an episode of a TV show….in a good way. #
  • I am now so addicted to NPRs new show/podcast @NPRAskMeAnother that I spontaneously clap for clever puzzles and quips…while driving. #
  • "Enterprise IT are like the Dementors from Harry Potter: They Suck the Happiness out of Technology." : http://t.co/bqLuYkGp #
  • I am pretty impressed with @jquerymobile , I must say. #
  • Congrats to @brantsteen on building a lovely page for @jennisodes new Kickstarter, Project Ninja Panda Taco! #
  • Sweet, sweet albuterol.
    #FourDaysTillForty #
  • A little bummed that @thesoileddove put 7PM on the tix as the time for tonight's Beatles Tribute band show, when it doesn't start till 8. :/ #
  • Why society has to change before work/life balance is achievable for wen (and men). Monster, important article. http://t.co/VSBB2xDM #
  • In case you were wondering, "why do we need the EPA?" http://t.co/EhP7yxFr #
  • AMAZING MAN CLOTHES ALERT! RT @GreatDismal: Prada sticks some gears on it http://t.co/wW4dJ3aU #
Jun 17

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-17

  • I got my Ghost Pirates game from @dicefoodlodging!!!!! #
  • I can confirm that @d20monkey 's art for @Jennisodes sekrit project is fine. F.I.N.E.. #
  • Sad to have missed @IgniteDenver tonight. Just wasn't meant to be this time! #
  • RT @FelicityDisco: Just realized I had not preordered @doycet's book! *goes to remedy that* HERE LET ME HELP: http://t.co/6RdO0UBX #subtle #
  • Where am I today? Here is a hint, from my arm. http://t.co/yl274xVs #
  • Happy Father's Day! #
  • Knuckling down to write final paper for my Economics class. This is going to take a while. May not be able to get out of the house today. πŸ™ #
Jun 10

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-10

  • There must be a lot of wind in Bollywood. Indoor wind. #
  • Can Exercise Actually Be Bad For You? http://t.co/cfAZGuJr #
  • RT @RSPolitics: Why California booted the GOP – and other states will too: http://t.co/WvBNg1Be #
  • Not entirely sure why the weather has decided to challenge me this week, but I have some ideas. #
  • Listening to the top 100 on spotify. Pop is poppy and good, Skrillex is jamming, hip-hop stuff is blah. So, just like always for me. πŸ™‚ #
  • The taste of test code coverage addiction. Hello again. Sweet distraction. #
Jun 03

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-06-03

  • Pretty!!!! Seeing in circles on Vimeo http://t.co/vf9d4tDe #
  • The rise of heckling – connected to "Why wasn't I consulted"? RT @nprnews: Hey! You! The Unstoppable Rise Of Heckling http://t.co/MeQjnMtm #
  • We have come to the point, I think, where we realize that the defense of our freedom is a war fought with guns, handcuffs, and education. #
  • So thanks to all who fight on all those fronts to keep the rule of law, such that we can be free dream of progress built on stability. #
  • "Some people believe in astrology. Some people believe in technology. People believe in all those 'ologies'…I believe in swordfish." #
  • Because I can, I forced @CaptSpectacular to spend an hour learning Bollywood Dance Moves from YouTube videos. #
  • It is now a socialogical imperative that someone creates a networked, team-based competiton game that requires & handicaps real physicality. #
  • Add Microsoft's 90's favorite "Clippy" to any website with one line of JavaScript! http://t.co/4YOjX0wc #
May 27

Twitter Weekly Updates for 2012-05-27

  • Doing augmented reality research. Also, macroeconomics of consumption. #
  • "Rhetoric moving the tax burden from capital to wages suggests the very rich need to be bribed heavily to use their resources productively." #
  • A+ on my first econ paper! A strong start! #
  • Holy cats! Surfing a "oops don't reply all" email wave with over 1000 replies so far. Its an in-house meme now! #
  • Interesting observations about the "bully pulpit" of social media. RT @NPRHealth: What Went Wrong With 'Pink Slime' http://t.co/1qo426ig #
  • After a day of reading the #DndNext docs, the reponses on at least 20 blogs, and taking some time to ponder, I've come to a REALIZATION. #
  • More than any other art or entertainment form, gaming is about shared ownership. Publishers, players, authors, GMs & artists build together. #
  • While system & production are important, nothing trumps the perfect balance of shared ownership – malleabilty without loss of core identity. #
  • By focusing on reverting to particular mechanics, you miss the point that what makes games great is the people who make the game their own. #
  • IMNSHO, the success of KoDT, Pathfinder, Retroclones, and "Indie" games is a lot more about engagement than particular mechanics. #
  • Inspiration to dive in and make something of *your own* is what fires imaginations…and there is nothing inspiring in the docs right now. #
  • It's always more successful, long-term, to whip out a compelling "What about *this* cool thing!?", than to condescend or copy. #
  • I do my best, but sometimes, there are just no words. #